Category Archives: infrastructures

Globalisation, textbooks and teaching

The Antipode open site have published a review symposium focusing on Matthew Sparke’s book Introducing Globalization: Ties, Tensions and Uneven Integration. There are four reviews and a response from the author. The reviews are by Stephen Young, Jamey Essex, Farhang … Continue reading

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Bev Skeggs on values beyond value

In a previous post I mentioned some of the reading I was doing, I’ve now had chance to read Bev Skegg’s article ‘Values beyond value? Is anything beyond the logic of capital?‘ in detail. I found it to be genuinely … Continue reading

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Understanding the human machine

The notion of the quantified self has been getting quite about of attention recently, particularly with mobile phone apps providing various ways of measuring the self. When searching around I came across this excellent short commentary article, ‘Understanding the human … Continue reading

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Gender and Neoliberalism by Christina Scharff

We are continuing to develop the Theory, Culture & Society site. We have had a series of posts on neoliberalism, the most recent of which is a post by Christina Scharff on Gender and Neoliberalism. There are likely to be … Continue reading

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Calculating the Social

I’ve just come across this interesting looking collection Calculating the Social: Standards and the Reconfiguration of Governing edited by Vaughan Higgins and Wendy Larner. The editorial introduction is available open access here.

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Florence Chiew on posthumanism

Florence Chiew talks about her recent TCS article on posthumanism in this video abstract. Most articles in Theory, Culture & Society are now accompanied by a video abstract or some other additional materials on the TCS site. I’ve posted a … Continue reading

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My review of Btihaj Ajana’s Governing Through Biometrics: The Biopolitics of Identity

My review of Btihaj Ajana’s excellent book Governing Through Biometrics: The Biopolitics of Identity has just been published on the early view section of Information, Communication & Society. [Update: the review is available open access to the first 50 people … Continue reading

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